Today, consumers have more selection of electronic devices than ever before. You want your app to perform well across all these devices, however, it is difficult to keep up with the technology. When you design an app for your ministry, you want to have some idea of what devices your audience is using. Then, you can make sure that the app runs well on these devices.
Your ministry needs an application to keep in touch with your members, but have you considered the functionality of your application? Think about the times when you need to contact members either by mail, email, or phone. Then, think about how much faster you could raise funds for those new campaigns on the horizon, or how easy it would be if members could request prayers via their mobile devices.
At PocketPew, we are proud to announce upgrades for our mobile apps in 2015. These upgrades will expand the capabilities of the apps you design with us, and make them easier to use. Your congregation will continue to get the same great service from your church’s mobile app. The new features will make it even easier to engage and communicate with your congregation and beyond.
Churches are often seeking new ways to relate to their audiences. As a minister, pastor, or community member, you might find yourself getting creative as you relay the Word of God and looking for ways to engage your members and visitors such that your audience is continually engaged in the gospel. With a little planning… Read More
If you think your church is ready to launch a mobile app, or redesign its exiting app, you’re not alone. Many church and gospel-centric ministries are beginning to recognize the value of what we like to call it the sticky and ubiquitous mobile app, which occupies as much as 2 hours of a typical smartphone… Read More
In a earlier post, we compared mobile apps and mobile websites. Overall, apps are sleeker and more interactive. People will visit your mobile website to read and consume primarily text information. But if they want to consume media (audio, video, and graphical content), they typically use a mobile app. In a more recent post, we… Read More
Smartphones are everywhere. Literally. According to Business Insider, there will soon be one smartphone for five people in the world–that’s roughly 1.5 billion smartphones for the world’s 7 billion inhabitants. These “mobile computing”/communication devices are selling at a pace of slightly under 50%. And despite their relatively high cost, smartphones are even finding a home… Read More
When it comes to mobile platforms, your church has two choices. Mobile apps offer smartphone and tablet users direct access to your multimedia; mobile websites provide a simple, straightforward, and relatively static interface that will work on most mobile devices. A mobile app is software designed for such mobile operating systems (and their corresponding distribution… Read More